August 10-12, 2018 | New York City

Kim van Alkemade

Kim van Alkemade’s debut historical novel, Orphan #8, about medical research in a Jewish orphanage in the early twentieth century, was a 2015 NYTimes best-seller. Her second novel, Bachelor Girl, about an actress who inherits a fortune in Jazz Age New York City, was published in March 2018 by Touchstone. She teaches writing at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.